May 2016 Updates

Updates at The Gate God is faithful. Thanks to the wonderful contributions made by members of St. Paul and others, we are nearly to our goal of $50,000 for purchasing worship equipment. Praise God! We have purchased the equipment and it is scheduled to arrive here by June 4. Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in West Des Moines threw […]

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April 2016 Updates

Updates and Prayer Requests for The Gate: The Mission Team for The Gate is assembled and is learning to love God and love one another. Pray that God would open doors for the team to reach into the lives of those far from God with the love of Christ. We are currently purchasing equipment for Sunday worship. We are still […]

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March 2016 Updates

Thank you to all who participated in the Baby Shower! It was a tremendous success and we can’t wait to see how God will bless us and our community through our mission effort. We have requested Ashland Ridge Elementary for worship coming up in September. We are still waiting from Ankeny Community Development for a confirmation. Please keep this in […]

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Feb 2016 updates

Plato, in his book, “Apology,” records Socrates saying the quote “The unexamined life is not worth living.” I think that is essentially what John is saying in 1 John 4:1: test the spirits. Examine your life. Where do you stand in relation to God and the divine? We are losing droves of young people as they leave home and go to […]

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